Taxon: Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 405198
Place of publication: D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:601. 1920
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jul-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • creeping-panic grass  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • running grass  (Source: Darwiniana) - English
  • sprawling signal grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • capim-rasteiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • San Juan de Castillo  (Source: Darwiniana) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna Islands

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Other (exact native range in Asia obscure)

References:

  1. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  8. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  10. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) (Darwiniana) 31:100-101.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource). (L Madagascar Online)
  13. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia (Blumea) 41:427-428.
  14. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  16. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:633-634.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=405198. Accessed 25 May 2018.